Solvent Crystallization of Palm-Based Dihydroxystearic Acid

Palm based 9,lO-threo dihydroxystearic acid (DHSA) was produced from epoxidation of oleic acid with performic acid, followed by hydrolysis of the epoxide. It is widely used as ingredient in cosmetic industries. However, it is a requirement for low purity crude DHSA to undergo a purification stage...

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Main Author: Zainal Abidin @ Murad, Sumaiya
Format: Thesis
Published: 2006
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